Mayor Says Police Body Camera Program Will Be FundedMayor Marty Walsh says he has allotted $2 million in the city's 2019 budget to fund a police body camera program.
First Results Of Boston's Body Camera Program ReleasedA preliminary report examining a yearlong test of body-worn cameras by Boston police has found that the devices might produce a slight reduction in the number of complaints filed.
Boston Police Conclude 1-Year Test Of Body CamerasPolice said the pilot program resulted in over 4,400 hours of video related to over 33,000 incidents.
I-Team: First-Hand Look At How Police Body Cameras Work In MethuenOnly one major city is using them in Massachusetts, and WBZ-TV's Cheryl Fiandaca went along for a ride to find out why Methuen Police Chief Joseph Solomon believes they are an asset to his force.
Body Cam Video Shows Officer Stopping Man From Jumping Off RoofDramatic video from a police body camera shows an officer getting to a man just in time before he can jump off a roof.
Keller @ Large: Suffolk DA Disappointed In Boston Police Union Handling Of Body CamerasSuffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley says he’s "disappointed" in how the Boston Police union leadership has handled the body camera pilot program.
Boston Police To Assign Bodycams After No Officers VolunteerBoston Police Commissioner William Evans says he plans to randomly assign body cameras to 100 officers by September after none of them volunteered for the pilot program.
Boston City Council Considering Police Officer Body Camera ProposalThe city's top officials are sounding lukewarm about the contentious idea.
Keller @ Large: Boston Police Commissioner Talks Eric Garner Case, Body CamerasKeller and BPD Commissioner Evans discuss body cameras and the Eric Garner case.
Some Mass. Police Officers Already Sold On Use Of Body CamerasEssex County Sheriff Frank Cousins said the cameras deescalates situations and gives officers a learning tool.